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Amina, Okudo assure on U-20 championships

News Summed Up 2020-02-14 05:30:00

By ELIAS MAKORIMore by this AuthorThe Kenyan government has pulled out all stops to fast-track preparations for July’s World Athletics Under-20 Championships in Nairobi. Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed and Principal Secretary Joe Okudo on Thursday assured members of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) and a visiting delegation from World Athletics’ Monaco headquarters that all outstanding works will be completed in time. The laying of a synthetic running track at Kenyatta University, which will host the Athletes’ Village, has also dragged for close to three years. But, during a briefing to the Monaco and Nairobi teams at Nairobi’s Safari Park Hotel Thursday, Amina and Okudo assured that the works will be right on cue and the celebrated venue will be off life support. “The steering committee, that comprises of senior government officials, has been meeting weekly and all issues raised will be resolved,” Amina assured.